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NCUA bans 7 from credit union industry in September

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The National Credit Union Administration issued five prohibition notices and two prohibition orders for September.

The regulator said on Monday that the individuals named in the notices and orders can no longer work for any federally insured financial institution.

The first prohibition order was against Richard Fortney, a former institution-affiliated party of Mid East Tennessee Community Credit Union in Decatur, Tenn. NCUA said Fortney agreed to the prohibition order and will comply with all of its terms to settle the NCUA’s claims against him.

Jasmine Marie Santos, a former institution-affiliated party of People’s Alliance Federal Credit Union in Hauppauge, N.Y., also agreed to the comply with the prohibition order to settle the NCUA’s claims against her.

The five people receiving prohibition notices for September were:

  • Connie Marie Kent, a former employee of Topeka Post Office Credit Union in Kansas, pleaded guilty to embezzlement. Topeka Post Office CU is now known as 1st Kansas Credit Union.
  • Jamelah Y. Martinez pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Martinez is a former employee of Suncoast Credit Union in Tampa, Fla.
  • Jenifer M. Nelson pleaded guilty to attempted theft. She is a former employee of Baker’s Federal Credit Union in Omaha, Neb.
  • Teresa Ann Perkins pleaded guilty to theft, embezzlement or misapplication of funds. She is a former employee of Community United Federal Credit Union in Waycross, Ga.
  • Devin S. Williams pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit bank fraud. Williams is a former employee of Suncoast Credit Union in Tampa, Fla.
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